I woke up suddenly—cold, wet dew from the grass soaking into my clothes. Something didn't feel right. Sleepily, I looked down. My eyes opened wide. Instead of the pajamas I had put on moments before, I was wearing a lightweight white tunic with a leather belt and thick, scratchy stockings. I looked around wildly, my drowsiness completely gone.
Buon Giorno! To continue with our College Programming Series, we are featuring Andrea Aloe, who studied in Florence and Siena, Italy! Andrea is one of our participants who studied abroad specifically to learn the Italian language.
After nearly five years living in Sweden, there are so many places that I have yet to visit. I have a top five list of places I tell myself I am going to see every year, but somehow it never happens, I usually end up traveling abroad instead of within Sweden.
All too often unrealistic expectations and personal prejudices prevent us from fully understanding and experiencing the unique places around the world (Bulgaria included) that we so eagerly set out to see. Getting there, although it could be quite difficult at times, is just half the battle.
My family and I boarded the Circumvesuviana train to head back to Sorrento, Italy, where we were staying for the night. We had just finished a tour of the ancient city of Pompeii, buried in ash by the volcano Vesuvius, which erupted in 79AD.
The lure of the open sky, wide fields, country lanes, a bike, and your own time and place – France is calling you. If you’ve always wanted to explore France by bike, here are some great routes for you.